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we'll have the latest on the runaway well. if you shop at justice or limited ii, watch out for jewelry you buy. we'll tell you why coming up. the extreme makeover home edition has had an easy ride for seven years, but baltimore, we're really putting the pressure on them, aren't we.
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good morning, we're keeping an eye on this serious crash in baltimore city. this is video from the crash on 95 we've been talking about. traffic will be a slow go until about 6:00 after a van and a car slammed into each other overnight on 95 southbound. left only one lane of traffic open. the crash happened a little before 3:30 this morning at south caton avenue, exit 50. the car involved in the crash was unrecognizable and had the roof torn off. wet roads played a factor in that crash this morning. as they have in other incidences working around the area. we have a crash in wood lawn, security boulevard, eastbound. downed trees in harford county, that's going to be in whitehall. downed trees have the intersection closed in time. we have a broken water main in howard county. we have mike masco here filling in for justin berk. >> good morning, kim, we have
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heavy rain out there, we had heavy rain out there, it's shifted more towards the north and west. let's go to maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we are watching a few scattered showers developing to the west. this is what we have from the overnight, one to two inches of rain, the heaviest of the rain was confined around baltimore city. towson. perry hall. an inch to two inches of rain from that cell that moved through the area. keep an eye to the west, see scattered showers and storms developing once again. this area is poised to move right into downtown. so it looks like towards your latter half of your morning commute, maybe a thunderstorm out there. wake-up temperatures into the 70s, launching into the upper 80s. we'll talk more about the forecast coming up, guys over to you. >> 5:32. day 84. it's kind of like day 64, 44 or 24. >> it still looks the same.
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still leaking, you'd think into this story right? no what about the cap? was it supposed to work? abc2 news emily schmitt has the latest into the gulf. >> reporter: 85 days after the oil spill, officials hope this is the day they contain the oil. >> they're trying. it was a big mistake there, but they're trying, i guess. >> reporter: the efforts require extra patience. bp originally hoped to begin shutting off three valves on a 75-ton cap tuesday, but announced the well-testing procedure needs more analysis, that pushes back testing to at least sometime today. bp shared how critical the tests will be. >> everybody hope and pray we see high pressure readings. the goal is to have a reading about 180-times the pressure of water gushing out of a fire
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hydrant. with more than 550 miles of shoreline affected so far. >> reporter: the obama administration sent a fourth bill to bp and other companies totaling $100 million to cover cleanup costs. >> i have never taken food stamps in my life. >> reporter: shrimpers and other fishermen are now accepting gifts from charity. the justice department is now interviewing witnesses as part of the civil and criminal investigations into the spill. officials at baltimore's national aquarium say they will be helping assess the impact of the gulf oil spill on sarasota
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bay. along with johns hopkins university and marine laboratory. we have a consumer alert for you this morning that can cause kidney damage and cancer. the toxic metal may be right in your kid's jewelry box. 137,000 pieces of children's jewelry were recalled from justice and limited ii. howard county health officer dr. peter beilenson says kids bring jewelry to their mouth as a habit. >> it stays in the body for a long period of time. the damages it does accumulate over the long-term. they cause kidney damage and bone damage. also a carcinogen that caused cancer. >> the recall involves 19 different styles of children's metal. necklaces, bracelets, earrings. parents should avoid inexpensive jewelry that says made in china. we have a link to our website if
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you want to take a closer look at the pieces of jewelry involved in the recall. today a casino in delaware will open its poker room. it will offer 12 tables. dover downs will be the latest of the states casinos to have table games. a giant sinkhole swallowing a car. now what else is it going after? we had the heavy rain, now it's pushing out of here, we're left with mild temperatures out there. temperatures into the 70s for everyone, we're watching the radar and also watching the rain buckets, over an inch of rain from overnight's rain event. gilman school, almost an inch of rain. we're expecting still scattered showers and storms. how long will it last? we'll let you know, coming up. >> good morning from the mta out there right now. you'll find a heavy volume of passengers on the 19, 23 and 5 bus lines, working with a
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20-minute delay. the number 20 bus diverted in the area of baltimore due to a tree that's down. light rail, metro subway, mark all looking good for your commute start. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. hebrew national hot dogs are made with butcher quality cuts of 100 percent pure kosher beef. people say they're so good maybe it's time they were called something new. they are the royalty of hot dogs, i call them queen elizabeefs! hebrew national. the better than a hot dog hot dog.
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okay, we have an update on the earlier crash in baltimore city. the roads are very wet out there, folks, this is what we're talking about. video from this overnight crash, here 95 southbound at caton avenue. the crash has been cleared, traffic has been released and is flowing freely. all the delays have been cleared away. still see some activity off to the shoulder. happened before 3:30 this morning. the car involved in the crash was pretty much unrecognizable and had the roof torn off. no word on any injuries, but the wet roads certainly played a factor and are contributing to incidents around rat as well. fulton, pin dale school road is closed because of an overturned vehicle there. falls road southbound between greenville valley and hillside.
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debris in the roadway, also in whitehall, hunters mill road, kings road, you'll see fallen trees blocking that intersection. traffic is moving nicely, old court road on the northwest corner, not going to encounter too many issues on 695. traffic doing well on the southwest corner of frederick road. as we look at drive times, they're going to be in the green around the area. outer loop, 795 to 70, will take you about five minutes. 95 southbound towards white marsh boulevard area towards the beltway, three minute ride. harbor tunnel thruway, six minutes from the split down to 295. let's get a check on the weather with mike masco filling navigator for justin berk. >> heavy rain, people hitting up facebook this morning saying wait out conditions, luckily everything's pushed off to the north and west, we're left with muggy temperatures out there. 74 degrees your start time downtown. we'll watch into the 80s and
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maybe near 90 this afternoon. here's maryland's most powerful doppler radar. there's the heavy rainfall from rockville up into bel air, anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rain from some of those cells that pushed in. here's future radar, we're going to show you what it's going to look like into the future. you can see heavier rain cells developing towards our western communities. that's poised to move right into the city over the next hour to two hours. 8:00, 9:00 in the morning, we could get heavy rain showers moving through the area. the commute, looks like we'll have showers and thunderstorms, the remainder of it. by noon time, we'll break into sunshine. temperatures will go into the upper 80s to 90 degrees. linda sow has a check on today's top stories. >> she was supposed to be home by now, instead she's recovering in a south african hospital. today family and friends will pray for the ellicot city
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teenager injured in the ugandan bombings. re called something new. they are the royalty of hot dogs, i call them queen elizabeefs! hebrew national. the better than a hot dog hot dog.
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hebrew national hot dogs are made with butcher quality cuts of 100 percent pure kosher beef. people say they're so good maybe it's time they were called something new. they are the royalty of hot dogs, i call them queen elizabeefs! hebrew national. the better than a hot dog hot dog. quarter to 6:00 on this wednesday morning, if you walked the halls in mount de sales, you probably heard emily kerstetter talking about her trip to south africa. she was so excited to do volunteer service, now she lies
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in a hospital bed understanding how cruel those she doesn't know can be. those who know her well will gather today. >> emily's family and friends and teachers from mount de sales will get together to pray for her today. they're hoping prayers will help her aid in speedy recovery. emily remains in the intensive care unit at a hospital in south africa. she's able to speak and is in good spirits. she's undergone two surgeries for a shattered leg bone. emily was with her grandmother on a mission trip in uganda when suicide bombers attacked. they were at a packed restaurant when the bombs went off. at least 74 people were killed. a church friend describes what he remembers. >> i got off my chair for a
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couple seconds. >> the prayer service for emily will be from 1:00 to 2:00 this afternoon in the chapel at mount de sales academy. all are invited to be there. emily's grandmother suffered a broken arm in the attack. she's hoping to have surgery this morning. emily's parents are expected to be at their bedside today. we have sad news to pass along, no doubt we've all heard the saying, if you're not shopping at bills, you're making a big mistake. morris mark hillman started carpet fair back in 1960. we've known him on commercials for decades, no word yet on the funeral arrangements for mark. . a promoter is taking legal
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action over a performer's failure to appear at a new year's eve concert in washington state. the case is now being heard in anne arundel county later on this month where neo's booking agent will talk about the case. look at this weather: the heavy rain hasn't made it easy. they say it's one of the toughest projects they've ever done. last night another storm blew through. this time the home was more secure, they had a tarp on the roof. 10-bedroom, 11,000 square foot home is the largest project in the show's 7 year history. heavy rains put the teams 24 hours behind schedule. >> the roof is on the house, but that was so pushed back yesterday, we're really concerned right now with the weather. it's real, this is real folks, real drama we're talking about. >> i love that guy. the crew needs your help.
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they need volunteers, carpenters, brick masons, you name it, installers, anybody who can help them out, skilled laborer, they want you to show up. there's all sorts of schedules on our website. check it out. we'll have a blood drive out there too. the american red cross will be there today from 11:00 to 7:00 at the mount pleasant church and ministries at 6,000 radecke avenue in baltimore. you go over there, have your blood drawn and go out and watch the extreme makeover home edition in fleetwood. rain's going to work on july 27th at mcdaniel and westminster. players will sign autographs only for children after all morning practices. players will no longer sign following afternoon practices.
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children ages 6-15 can go on the field, but they have to wear a ravens-issued wristband. adults will not be allowed in the autograph zone. if you're heading out to work, get going now, we have a clear shot on the radar screen, if you go out to the west, still more showers and thunderstorms. hagerstown into westminster. some of these showers will start to develop through the rest of the morning. here's future radar, we'll put the radar into motion. is this what the radar thinks will happen by the 8:00 hour. some scattered showers building back into baltimore city. we'll get uh, wet once again through the remainder of the morning. temperatures out there are steamy, into the 70s. 73 into downtown. 75 baltimore, eastern shore numbers. dew point's the real headline for the weather. you're talking about a lot of moisture, that's what makes the
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atmosphere feel very oppressive. for the rest of the afternoon, the amount of moisture there could trigger off a shower or thunderstorm. there's the first band of heavy rain pulling to the north. that'll continue to push towards the north. we still have a flood watch in cecil county, delaware, maybe more showers hitting that region. there's those showers to the west. that's going to pull into the city, later on this morning. bulk of the moisture still in upstate new york. there's the first band out of here. scattered showers back to the south and west. real heat builds out to the west. that's going to back build into our region by the weekend. should say for the rest of the week going into the weekend. keep an eye on your western sky for a thunderstorm. muggy evening, 75 degrees, still conscious, hold the chances best before 9:00 and after 9:00, probably stay with partly cloudy skies. it gets hot by tomorrow, 94 degrees. the humidity will make it feel closer to 100 degrees. tomorrow night, still a muggy
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night. 75 degrees. 7-day forecast time, where did it go? well take my word on it, we had 90-degree weather or better. i'll get the bugs out of the city. 94 degrees for the next 5-day period, chance of scattered shower or storm across the area. that'll be our best chance in the western suburbs. kim brown, take us to work. >> what we have is wet roads from last night's weather. contributed to a serious crash we had overnight in baltimore city. this is some video of an incident, 95 southbound at caton avenue. look at that car, it's almost unrecognizable. the crash has been cleared. all the lanes have been reopened. all the delays have been cleared away. still may see activity off to the right shoulder at the caton avenue exit. this is the type of serious incident that can happen when wet road play a factor. we have road closures around the
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area as well. fulton and howard county. route 216 is closed because of a crash involving an overturned vehicle. we'll get a complete check of the roads in a few minutes. megan and jamie, back to you. mousse temptations by jell-o.
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